Continuing Pam's theme :-)
From Ancestral Trails by Herber
Glebe terriers;.........were surveys of the church possessions in the
parish, listing houses, fields and the sums due as tithes. Terriers
sometimes date from the C16 & C17 and may note the names of tenants of
church land or neighbouring landowners.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam Thornbury" <pthorn(a)ihug.co.nz>
Sent: Saturday, September 22, 2001 12:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Dyfed] Terrier
Here's another possibility:
Terrier: From the French. literally "land-book."
A book in which landed property is registered and described.
Maybe he was a clerk of some kind on the estate?
in New Zealand
> > Came across the following employment from census returns:
> > Terrier of Margam Estate.
> > Would sks explain what this is. Thank you.
> > Pat
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